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General Dynamics Information Technology Associate Java Developer - US Citizenship required in Falls Church, Virginia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

No Active Clearance Required

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

No Active Clearance Required


Agency Specific

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Job Description:

We are actively hiring team members for numerous programs supporting Customs and Border Protection (CBP) programs in Northern Virginia.

Job Description:

GDIT leverages agile methodology and a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to manage multiple agile development teams in parallel with DevOps Team in a highly complex environment focusing intensely on continuous value delivery.


  • Develops applications on the AWS development platform. The architecture includes Docker based containerization and AWS deployment pipeline.

  • Designs, develops documents, test and debug applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.

  • Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems.

  • Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. - Ensures software standards are met.

Required Skills:

  • At least 1+ years of hands-on experience in building scalable, extensible and user-focused enterprise systems using Java, JEE with open-source frameworks.

  • Knowledge in SOAP, RESTful webservices and JSON.

  • Experience using spring framework (MVC, Boot, Data, JMS, and Integration) for application development.

  • Knowledge in ORM tools (Hibernate, Mybatis).

  • Ability writing SQL using Oracle, PostgreSQL and/or DB2 database.

  • Knowledge in Angular or React frameworks.

  • Exposure to DevOps environment with technologies such as Git, Bitbucket, Bamboo and/or Jenkins for the AWS pipeline.

  • Exposure to Docker; should have good understanding of containerized Microservices.

  • Exposure to tracking utilities such as Atlassian JIRA, Confluence.

  • Should have ability to accomplish work independently and through collaboration with cross-team.

Desired skills:

  • AWS Cloud knowledge is a huge plus.

  • Knowledge using WebLogic, Tomcat, Node JS and Netty.

  • Knowledge in Spring Batch, Spring Cloud.

  • Knowledge in Microservices and server-less framework.

Contract requires:

  • US Citizenship

  • Ability to maintain Customs and Border Protection Public Trust Suitability (program will sponsor)


BS or equivalent +2 yrs. related experience, or MS + 1 yr. related experience

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Falls Church

Additional Work Locations:

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Join our 35,000 everyday heroes.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation’s most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.